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  • CBS' 'Big Brother,' Univision's Awards Show Top Thursday; Fox's 'Gang Related' Rises

    "Big Brother" continued its strong start to the season Thursday, nearly doubling up the young-adult audience of any other original broadcast series on a night that also saw the best numbers in weeks for Fox's "Gang Related" and slight second-week declines...
  • Nurse tries to remove patient's wrong eye twice

    If at first you don’t succeed … A nurse in Sweden has been reported after trying to remove a patient's wrong eye — twice. The nurse used a suction device on the patient's healthy eye rather than a prosthetic eye, which was supposed to...
  • Pirate Bay Co-Founder Reportedly Arrested in Sweden

    One of the four convicted Pirate Bay co-founders Peter Sunde, also known as Brokep, has been arrested in Sweden for his involvement in the torrent site, according to several reports. According to Reuters, the 35-year-old was arrested on Saturday in the...
  • Glenn Close Heading to Sweden to Star in 'The Wife'

    Glenn Close will star in the title role of "The Wife," based on Meg Wolitzer's novel about a marriage collapsing during a journey to Scandinavia. The film will be directed by Swedish director Bjorn Runge and shot in Sweden next winter and spring....
  • Versatile Rolls Out 'Abattoir,' 'Blind,' Picks Up 'Gente' (EXCLUSIVE)

    One-year-old Versatile, the Paris-based sales company headed by Pape Boye and Violaine Pichon, has closed a slew of sales on two flagship titles on its first-year slate: Supernatural thriller "Abattoir," helmed by Darren Lynn Bousman, director of "Saw II,...
  • Suicides rose during Great Recession. Could some have been prevented?

    Suicides rose during Great Recession. Could some have been prevented?
    The Great Recession that began in late 2007 resulted in about 12,940 suicides in North America and Europe -- and many of them could have been prevented, researchers said Wednesday. As far back as 1897, French sociologist Emile Durkheim observed the link...
  • Medications may reduce violent crime risk in those with mental illness

    Medications may reduce violent crime risk in those with mental illness
    For people with severe psychiatric illness, taking an antipsychotic medication appears to drive down the risk of engaging in criminal violence, a large study has found. And for patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a mood-stabilizing medication has...
  • 'The Farm' cultivates little suspense for a thriller

    'The Farm' cultivates little suspense for a thriller
    Tom Rob Smith's fourth novel, "The Farm," opens with a vivid conflict: A Londoner named Daniel receives a phone call from his father with troubling news. "Your mum's in hospital," the older man says. "She's been committed." Then the phone rings again...
  • Wooden coaster war heats up with Six Flags Great America's Goliath debut

    Wooden coaster war heats up with Six Flags Great America's Goliath debut
    Six Flags Great America will launch the latest salvo in the ongoing wooden coaster war this summer with the addition of a steel-wood hybrid aimed squarely at dethroning the reigning king and knocking the heir apparent down a notch. Set to debut at the...
  • Blackhawks agree to terms with Swedish center Rasmussen

    Blackhawks agree to terms with Swedish center Rasmussen
    The Chicago Blackhawks didn't wait till the end of the Stanley Cup Final to make a personnel move, agreeing to terms Tuesday on a one-year-deal with center Dennis Rasmussen. Rasmussen, 23, had a productive season while playing with Växjö of the...
  • A Swedish smorgasbord done right

    A Swedish smorgasbord done right
    If you visit Stockholm, don't miss the chance to sample an authentic Swedish smorgasbord at the Grand Hotel. Not only is the meal steeped in tradition, the setting is spectacular, with views of the busy harbor, Old Town and the Royal Palace. Along...